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An Amazing Young Man with an Old Soul

When Brandan walked in to Urban Peak’s Shelter late one night, the staff didn’t believe that he was young enough to stay here. Long hair, a big bushy beard and standing at 6’4”, this young man looked more like the old soul that he is. Brandan’s kind heart and wisdom shows through the second that […]

Welcome Christina Carlson, incoming Urban Peak CEO

Hello, friends of Urban Peak Colorado Springs!  I’m very pleased to share the news that Urban Peak Denver’s Board of Directors has selected a new CEO for the organization.  As the Executive Director of Urban Peak Colorado Springs, I can tell you that the leadership of the CEO creates a tremendous partnership that benefits us […]

Bisquick and Oatmeal, Oh My!

This past fiscal year, our Drop-In Center served as the top entry point for youth utilizing our services. Out of 2,331 youth who are experiencing homeless that visited us in 2013, 1,508 youth first came to us via the Drop-In Center. All in all, a total of 14,991 breakfasts were served at the Drop-In Center […]

Denver, Colorado (December 3, 2013) – With Denver area temperatures plummeting into the low teens and sub-zero numbers, the lives of those who experience homelessness will be greatly affected. To ensure the care and safety of teens and young adults who are on the streets, Urban Peak is extending the hours of its daytime Drop-In […]

Denver, Colorado (November 21, 2013) – Urban Peak, Denver’s largest non-profit organization serving homeless youth, is seeking 921 people to participate in its 921 Project, a Colorado Gives Day event designed to bring awareness to the tragedy of youth homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area. According to the latest Point-In-Time survey conducted by the Metro […]